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Monthly Archives: May 2015

What is Autonomic Dysreflexia?

Autonomic Dysreflexia Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is a potentially life-threatening medical emergency that affects people with spinal cord injuries at the T6 level or higher. Although rare, some people with T7 and T8 injuries can develop...

Recovery a lifelong project for therapy center founder

Clinton Township — Charlie Parkhill talks with his hands. It's remarkable, given that 17 years ago, an accident left him unable to move his body below his neck. Parkhill was a CPA with his own...

First 2 spinal cord injury patients progress after InVivo’s Neuro-Spinal Scaffold — 5 key...

The first two patients to receive InVivo's Neuro-Spinal Scaffold for spinal cord injury are showing improvement three-to-six months after surgery. The first spinal cord injury patient was treated in October 2014 at Barrow Neurological Institute...

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral Palsy Guide - Your Guide to Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and emotional support for those affected by cerebral palsy. The people working behind the scenes on the Cerebral...

India to participate in first clinical study trial to treat spinal cord injury using...

By involving 18 patients, India will soon become a part of a first-of-its-kind clinical trial, a collaborative study conducted in China, Norway and America, involving 240 patients for treating spinal cord injury in humans...

Maryville woman seeks awareness for Syringomyelia

If you’ve never heard of syringomyelia, you aren’t alone, but a Maryville woman suffering from the spinal cord disorder hopes to change that as she continues on an awareness campaign. Lisa Campbell has suffered from...

Spinal Cord Injured Patient Able to Breathe Again

Patient Undergoes Pioneering Procedures by Surgeons from The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction SHREWSBURY, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 2012, Andrew Brown was on his way home from seeing his young son in the...

Star reporter Barbara Turnbull overcame debilitating injury to carve out a superlative career

Turnbull, who died Sunday afternoon at age 50, is remembered for her "strength, her bravery, the depth of her independence, her writing talent and her vibrant personality.” Retired Toronto Star editor Nick van Rijn admits...

Local runner’s victory inspired by quadriplegic son

Blaine Penny knew he’d be caught eventually, and it happened at the 65-kilometre mark of his race. The chase car pulled up beside him as he chugged along by himself on the road just...

Believe in a way back to fitness with a spinal cord injury

It's 7:30 a.m. at Magee Riverfront’s Wellness Center and Delano Turnipseed has already broken a sweat on a very unique type of exercise equipment: a seated elliptical machine designed specifically for individuals with leg...